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Edward Hopper was a prominent American realist painter and printmaker. While he was most popularly known for his oil paintings, he was equally proficient as a watercolorist and printmaker in etching. Posted by Lara

Magical Long Exposure Photos of Fireflies in Japan

Photographer Yume Cyan manages to take some truly spectacular shots of fireflies in the forests of Nagoya City, Japan. The photographer's beautiful long exposure photos capture their glowing bodies and translate them as floating yellow and green dots, dancing all around the woods like tiny spirits. …

Monet-Inspired Field of Poppies Sprouts Up in Montreal

A bright installation has just popped up in Montreal! Inspired by Claude Monet's famous 1873 painting <i>Poppy Field</i>, landscape artist and architect Claude Cormier has taken 5,060 red, green and white temporary overlay markers (or those raised markers that delineate temporary lanes on highways) and …

Artist: Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841–1919) Children at the Beach at Guernsey, 1883, Barnes Foundation Merion, Pennsylvania

Curved Steel Walls Reflect an Upside Down World

Indian-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor created two giant stainless steel sculptures that are designed to figuratively turn your world upside down. Kapoor's sculptural installation known as <i>C-Curve</i> is a life-size wall of reflective steel that curves around, almost reconnecting with itself, in the …

Woman with a Parasol (also known as Study of a Figure Outdoors (Facing Left)) Claude Oscar Monet (1886) Musee d'Orsay Painting - oil on canvas

Artist: Berthe Morisot (1841–1895) The Cradle oil on canvas Dimensions 56 × 46 cm (22 × 18.1 in) Current location: Musée d'Orsay

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Don’t look for someone who will solve all your problems; look for someone who will face them with you.

Remember that all of the events that take place in our lives and all of the individuals we encounter teach us valuable lessons.

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Gratitude Practice: 25 Things You're Feeling Thankful For

Today, we're sending a little reminder out into the world to be grateful.<p>No matter the cards you've been dealt, or whether this week has felt tougher than most, there's always <i>something</i> to be thankful for. And there's good reason to find that something: Practicing gratitude can benefit your mind, …

Every day is a new chance to choose. Choose to change your perspective. Choose to flip the switch in your mind from negative to positive. Choose to turn on the light and stop fretting about doubt. Choose to do work that you are proud of. Choose to see the best in others, and to show your best to others. Choose to truly LIVE, right now. Flip the Switch!

The 5 Ancient Yoga Practices for Mental Clarity and Peace

<b>Patanjali, the great Indian spiritual teacher who codified a way to enlightenment that we know as Yoga, was well aware that the most troublesome of</b> …

Dalai Lama, Other Leading Thinkers Say Emotional Health Key To Solving World's Problems : Wsj

Several of the world's big thinkers convened Wednesday on a living room-like stage at Madison's Overture Center to talk global climate change, the nature of happiness and other weighty topics, all in the presence of a keenly interested Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama.<p>Read more on

Dalai Lama Panel Discussion On Science, Happiness And Well-Being, Moderated By Arianna (VIDEO)

Watch Change Your Mind Change the World, Part 2 on PBS. See more from WPT Presents.<p>On Wednesday, His Holiness the Dalai Lama traveled to Madison, Wisconsin for Change Your Mind, Change the World 2013.<p>In the video above, watch his panel discussion on Science, Happiness and Well-being, moderated by …

The Dalai Lama: Women Are More Compassionate Leaders |

The Dalai Lama wants women to lead the world so much, he thinks his successor could even be female.<p>"If the circumstances are such that a female Dalai Lama is more useful, then automatically a female Dalai Lama will come," he said in a recent press conference held in Australia.<p>The suggestion, which …

Dalai Lama: Women Better Leaders Because Of Potential For Compassion; Next Dalai Lama May Be Female

The Dalai Lama weighed in on the debate around women leadership and came out firmly on the side of the female.<p>Talking to reporters during a visit to Australia, the Buddhist leader was asked to weigh in on gender during a race for Prime Minister that has included charges of sexism.<p>Speaking …